Kelly Ogilvie expounds upon the medical applications of a non-psychoactive compound from the cannabis plant. He further investigates the unique grassroots movement pushing the cannabis industry forward.
Kelly currently serves as CEO of DeepCell Industries, a technology development company focusing on the cannabis industry. As a long-time entrepreneur and lover of science and technology, Kelly has both founded and led a variety of Seattle-based companies throughout his career, from Blue Marble Biomaterials which converts organic biomass into renewable specialty chemicals, to a social saving and payment platform called Quemulus, to a full-service digital marketing agency named Milli. Most recently Kelly worked as a Senior Policy Advisor to Washington State Governor Jay Inslee on economic development strategy in Washington. Kelly currently serves on the boards of the Washington Interactive Network (WIN) and the External Advisory Board for the Center for Environmental Research, Education, and Outreach (CEREO) at Washington State University. As DeepCell’s CEO, Kelly is responsible for setting overall strategy and direction and for allocating capital and resources to each of the company’s priorities. He leads the executive team in both work ethic and culture and is the direct liaison with the company’s investors and Advisory Board.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx